Off-duty officer tries in vain to save crash victim

A MOTORBIKE rider has tragically died after being found lying unconscious on the side of a highway in Queensland’s north overnight.

An off-duty police officer found the 41-year-old’s body next to a motorbike on the Bruce Highway at Derragun around 10.40pm.

The off-duty officer desperately tried to revive the man by performing CPR, but it was too late.


ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER THIS ADVERTISEMENT

Despite the officer’s desperate attempts, the man could not be saved and died at the scene.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the fatality.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of